In the list of properties the PRISM leak has shown the NSA is keeping an eye on, one site stood out: Paltalk. What is it and why does the government care? One of these things is definitely not like the others.
While Mark Zuckerberg has denied Facebook's involvement in the U.S. government's PRISM program, can Facebook's statements really be trusted?
Figure1 is a social network chock-full of icky pictures. Healthcare professionals are quickly logging on with the app to find and treat similar symptoms, so beyond just a stream of disgusting rashes, Figure1 could turn into a life-saver.
Fact: Music and photography are both universally enjoyed by many. Here's a list of apps you can try to make it easier to manage these two obsessions.
Google finalized a deal to acquire Waze, a six-year-old socially sourced GPS navigation app with 40 million active users. The purchase was a move to outbid Facebook and keep its lead in the map world.
Most people don't actually read articles top to bottom, and despite having just a small grasp of the author's point, readers will tweet anyway.
Conference participants are being allowed to tweet and update Facebook, but the permission comes with quite a few caveats. Don't expect the censor-heavy country to start loosening its grip on social sites anytime soon.
Social commerce start-up Chirpify has been reliant on PayPal to enable transactions - until now. The system now lets you pay anyone - brands, friends, artists - using the system directly and immediately without leaving your feed.
Even on social networks, close friendships between strangers be struck as "My Pocket Pal" filmmaker Jean Antolini had done with Instagram user @DCW805.
If you look at how often they're getting shared on Twitter, Vine appears more popular than Instagram. But you shouldn't use Twitter as a barometer.
Can't wait to get your hands on the Vine API? Here's a workaround. Just know that it's all Twitter-unsanctioned business.
Facebook's Sponsored Stories ads are going to that big deluxe apartment in the sky. The stuff that inspired lawsuits and user opt-outs will be taken out back and shot!
Giggem steps in to offered a LinkedIn option for the music world with its matchmaking algorithms to bring bands together.
Facebook news you may have missed: A cash-stealing virus, ad cutbacks, and a report that Facebook leads to breakup city
Watch out for the Zeus Trojan, Facebook is cutting down on ads, and Home is update in this week in Facebook news you may have missed.
WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of celebrity apps, perhaps the most self-important way that an already famous person could approach social media.